Hip Soho salon with friendly staff, cold beers and great stylists.
Fordham Soho reviews
I have had my hair cut by William of Fordham once every 5 weeks for over two years now, and I can't rate him or the salon highly enough. Very relaxed, nice music, nice people and, most importantly, fantastic stylists. Finding a decent salon is hard, especially in the West End. If you're looking for a new cut, go here!
by darren_allford, 11 Apr 2013
Poor cut (one side is longer than other side) and awful highlights! £200 just wasted. I won't recommend at all.
by Pumpkin26, 08 Feb 2013
Sorry but I ended up with an awful cut and bad highlights. My hair is worse now than before!
by Anneemmanuelle, 06 Feb 2013
Fordham Soho is a fantastic salon. I’ve been going there for about four years and have my hair cut by Adam Browne. He is an absolutely brilliant hairdresser and colourist and I trust him completely with my hair. He is always full of creative ideas and I’ve never had the same haircut twice – but I have loved them all! I often receive compliments on my cut and colour and I never hesitate to recommend Adam and the salon. Adam is lovely to talk to, which always makes a trip to the salon an enjoyable experience, along with the friendly atmosphere, stylish surroundings, and complimentary drinks (including wine!).
Other small things which I appreciate about the salon are the online booking which keeps a history of when your last cut was, and the text message reminder the day before your appointment - very handy. Thanks to all at Fordham Soho.
by Joladeda, 11 Jan 2013
I made an appointment at Fordham Soho, thanks to the many positive reviews that the salon has received here on UrbanPath. I was not disappointed. Colin is a lovely bloke, friendly and relaxed, and immediately put me at my ease. More importantly, though, he's a brilliant hairdresser. I got a fantastic cut, followed by a great blow dry and styling. I left Fordham Soho floating on air and, two weeks later, I'm still delighted with my cut. So much so, in fact, that I'm about to book my next appointment with Colin. After years of only so-so experiences with London hairdressers, I simply can't rate Colin or this lovely salon highly enough.
by jtwentyman, 25 Oct 2012
I have just returned home after an amazing experience at Fordham salon. The last time I visited the hairdressers was 7 months ago. I was really frightened to go in, as the last 5-6 times I have visited hairdressers it has ended tragically. I needn't have worried. William was my stylist and he was absolutely amazing. He really listened to me and put me at ease. Other members of staff were great too. I ended leaving HAPPY - that's never happened to me before. I am really looking forward to my next visit. And if you are like me and have had numerous dreadful experiences, don't hesitate - just go for it! (Ask for William!)
by Ineta, 04 Jul 2012
Had my first visit to this salon on Saturday and it was a lovely experience, thanks to Jessica. Love my hair and have already booked my next appointment.
by cooperpb, 10 Jun 2012
Between work and being mum to a very active toddler, I often go way too long between hair cuts - so I need a cut that looks good and stays that way. Jessica not only gave me a great cut, she understood my needs (shiny hair with minimal upkeep that will grow out decently), and gave me some nice mummy-style pampering as well. Weeks later, my hair still looks great with very little effort. I really appreciated how Jessica recommended a range of options for amping up the shine, at a variety of price points, so I was able to pick something nice for now and look forward to a treat(ment) later. I hope to be back soon - hopefully sooner than 6 months!
by L Mark, 26 May 2012
You know what it's like, your long-time barber/stylist moves away, putting you in limbo with where to go next. Luckily I work in Soho, so everywhere's decent - right? Wrong. I've been to two places before going to Fordham's and they both sucked. Impersonal service from the big chains and rip-off prices with so-called top salons left me desperately searching for a decent cut that won't require a loan to pay for.
Enter Fordhams... Had a cut with Luke the other day. Absolutely top lad, who knew exactly whats he's doing. Knocked 20% off the price too. I really can't recommend this place highly enough, it's laid back and chilled and very welcoming. Nice one guys, I shall definitely be recommending you further.
by thomasbienias, 23 Apr 2012
I've been getting my hair cut by Colin at Fordham for about 4 years now and it's never been anything less than excellent. The salon has a friendly, relaxed atmosphere, the staff are helpful and professional and I can't imagine going anywhere else. Consistently top notch.
by Ben10, 28 Mar 2012
I discovered Fordham Soho totally by chance by googling in search of an affordable place to have a haircut. I found out about their special offers and discounts and I called to book an appointment.
I was really lucky to find them, what a great experience! I must confess that I usually don't enjoy going to hair salons - I just don't spend too much time on my hair - so this was a first. Everybody was really kind and nice and made me feel very comfortable. Luke is a superb professional and I loved his work (art?) with my hair, and his pieces of advice, not to mention how patient and nice he was. I met Sean, Luke and Colin and they all treated me like a queen. Despite being a first-time customer, I felt as if I was an old one. They also welcome you with a free drink of choice in the reception area, which feels great.
I'm very happy to have found a hair salon that I like. I'll definitely recommend to others and will be back!
by MonicadH, 23 Mar 2012
Extremely happy with my haircut and experience. Colin was fantastic. It was my first time visiting the salon but I was made to feel like an old friend that had been going there for years. I left feeling very glamorous. All the team were really friendly and professional.
by nadinedavis4, 12 Feb 2012
Excellent salon! Luke cut my curly hair beautifully. Everyone was very friendly too. Thank you!
by TRR, 23 Dec 2011
I was recommended Claire's extensions, so I thought I would call up and give them a try. OMG, she is amazing, and so friendly as well. I love my new hair, it feels and looks perfect. Thank you!
by lustique, 13 Dec 2011
After a really bad cut and colour, I was quite apprehensive about trying out a new salon. I met Alisha and she was fantastic. She was super friendly, attentive and really listened to what I wanted done. For the colour she paid such close attention to detail, not scrimping on the foils. The colour was just as I wanted, not real brassy blonde but shiny and the perfect tone of blonde colour. On previous occasions my hair has been left feeling really dry but she gave it a good condition, leaving it feeling soft and smooth. I just wanted a trim and style and didn’t want her to go too crazy with the scissors, so was really happy with the finished result.
Alisha’s obviously really passionate about what she does and it shows in the level of service provided. I would recommend her to anyone who just wants a good hairdresser that has the intuition to know exactly what it is you want done.
by lormac, 15 Nov 2011
It is really hard to find a GREAT hairdresser, but after my appointment at Fordham last week, I've found mine! I booked full head highlights & cut and finish with Alisha. I was really pleased with her work and certainly will book again soon.
by dareia, 14 Nov 2011
After a disastrous cut by a chap at another salon, I arrived at Fordham Soho for an appointment with Alisha. I am incredibly awful at trying to describe what I am after. Somehow Alisha managed to figure it out pretty much straight away and didn't go anywhere near my hair until she was sure we were on the same page. I left with my head held high, feeling absolutely gorgeous! She explained everything as she was cutting my hair - why she was cutting certain bits, how it would hang better in this place, etc.
I have since been back for highlights - again, AMAZING. I really hope Alisha doesn't go back to Oz anytime soon, she is an absolute angel. Also, the salon is really cool and modern, they give you more drinks than you could possibly ask for, and the guy on reception is just adorable! Overall, a lovely experience where I was made to feel at ease and very comfortable. Highly recommended!!
by Lucinda_M, 13 Oct 2011
I really wouldn't recommend this place. I expected so much more for the cost. I'd had a great cut recently, but being a temporary visitor to London, I was keen to pay for something which I knew would be good. The result wasn't at all what I wanted - I'll need it redone again in just a few weeks. For the amount I paid, I felt totally cheated. Won't be going back. The search for a good salon continues...
by Jack Le Fevre (2 reviews
), 10 Oct 2011
Phoned today to book another cut and colour with James, who did an amazing job on my hair last time I went to the salon, only to be told that he has now left. Not only am I devastated by this news, but he is the third stylist who has done my hair here that I've liked and then has left before I can book in for a second appointment. I can only wonder whether there is a reason that the salon can't manage to hold on to decent staff?
I won't be returning to Fordham again. It would be nice to be able to have my hair done by the same stylist on more than one occasion, so I will have to find somewhere else. I only wish that I knew where James has moved to. He did such an amazing job with my highlights. What a shame!
by riri1985, 09 Oct 2011
I recently got my hair cut at Fordham. Had been looking for a good place, so was happy to find here. My hairdresser, Alisha, was really friendly. She had to fix the terrible cut I had previously had done at another salon. Loved the end result! Would recommend.
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